Technology Technician

  • Goodwin Academy
  • Deal

Technology Technician

Job advert

Start Date: ASAP

37 hours per week, 41 weeks per year (Term-time only plus 3 weeks)

TSAT Grade C £16,500 - £18,500 per annum (pro-rata to £14,601 - £16,371 for the weeks stated)


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 13th February

Interviews: Friday 15th February


We are looking to appoint a motivated Technology Technician to support the smooth running of the Technology Faculty at Goodwin Academy.  The successful candidate will prepare teaching resources, maintain equipment to a high standard, and support teaching staff in lessons.


Your duties will involve maintenance of tools and equipment, organisation of equipment for lessons, keeping classrooms organised and free from hazards, and assisting staff within the Faculty in developing appropriate resources for teaching and learning, whilst ensuring that all Health and Safety requirements are met.


What we can offer you:

  • A newly built school with a stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology
  • Excellent gym facilities
  • Regular CPD and social events, including Trust CPD days, the Trust Christmas party and regular Trust theatre trips to London
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding practice through resources, mentoring and school visits


As of 1st September 2018, Goodwin Academy has joined The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT), a family of 16 primary and secondary schools in Kent and Portsmouth which was rated by the Department for Education as the best performing Multi Academy Trust in the country for KS4 progress (2018). TSAT is a successful trust underpinned by a commitment to transform the life chances of our students, based on our four key values: Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve. The Trust was a runner-up for the TES Employer of the Year award in 2018.


As a result of £25 million investment from the Department of Education, Goodwin Academy moved into its new home in September 2017. Based on Hamilton Road, the new Academy can accommodate up to 1300 students as the education of Deal’s young people has come under one roof.


What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Confidence in the use of IT equipment
  • Practical experience is desirable but not essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to self-motivate and use initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Experience of working with children and young people
  • Understanding of the educational system and current developments


What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in a newly-built school, benefitting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career and join at the start of a new and exciting time for this academy, then please apply today!


Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.